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Sandor Straus

Sandor Straus, Ph.D.

Board Treasurer

Sandor Straus is President of the Firedoll Foundation, a private foundation founded by himself and his wife Faye. He is the Managing Member of Tigmera, LLC, his family office. He was previously a partner of investment firms Edgestream Partners, L.P. and Renaissance Technologies Corp. 

In addition to serving as Board Treasurer of The Marine Mammal Center, he serves as the Board Vice Chair of the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, Board Member and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Board Member of New Media Ventures. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972 and has been on the faculty at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.